DAWSON SPRINGS, Ky. – Ruth “Willodean” McGregor Key, 87, of Dawson Springs, Ky., passed away on Monday, June30, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. Ms. Key was born on September 17, 1926 in Caldwell County, Ky to the late Dennis and Nina Louise Miller McGregor. Ms. Key worked in nursing homes for many years and also as a circulating nurse in the operating room at Hopkins County Hospital. Since age 13 she was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church.

Ms. Key was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Texil Cummings; a son, Texil Cummings, Jr. and a sister, Doris Sue Dunn.

Ms. Key is survived by two daughters, Nina Lee (Blake) Creasey of Princeton, Ky. and Carol Ann (Joseph) Keller of Dawson Springs, Ky.; two sisters, Mary Tylene Newman of Providence, Ky. and Hazel Ann Dearing of Princeton, Ky.; three brothers, Dennis McGregor of Dawson Springs, Ky., Donald McGregor and Roger McGregor both of Princeton, Ky.; grandchildren, Jessica Keller, Lindsey Morgan and Jason Jones; and one great-grandson, Austin Jones.


Visitation for Ms. Ruth “Willodean” McGregor Key will be on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, July 3, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to the 11:00 a.m. funeral hour at Beshear Funeral Home in Dawson Springs, Ky. Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Beshear Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Felker officiating. Burial will follow in Rosedale Cemetery in Dawson Springs, Ky.

Active pallbearers will be Josh Morgan, Jason Jones, Austin Jones, Phillip Rickard, Willie Orlando McGregor and Javan McGregor. Honorary pallbearers will be Joseph Keller, Blake Creasey and Dono McGregor.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to:
P.O. Box 135
Dawson Springs, Ky. 42408

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4070

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3416

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3277

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2827

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2715

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15292

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8414

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 1082

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 840

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 752

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 619

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 569

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 544

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 520

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 483

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey
May 02, 2015 454

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News